Healthy Cranberry sauce

Henrietta Norton BSc, Dip NT, MBANT, AFMCP Co-founder of Wild Nutrition and Nutritional Therapist.

Ingredients

225ml fresh (not from concentrate) orange juice
1 tsp. grated root ginger
1 tsp. orange zest
¼ tsp. cinnamon
350g fresh or frozen cranberries
75g finely chopped pineapple
175g honey

Much of the cranberry sauce sold in supermarkets is laden with added sugar and preservatives. This recipe uses natural fruit sugars and honey instead which helps reduce the after-meal blood sugar surge.

Method

Bring the orange juice, ginger, orange zest and cinnamon to the boil on a high heat in a medium sized saucepan.

Rinse the cranberries and add once the liquid is boiling. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for a further 10 minutes.

Add the pineapple and honey, remove from the heat and leave to cool.

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